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History of the Theatre (Edgecomb)
Terms in this set (15)
The theatre at the Foot of the Acropolis sat how many spectators? This would be the traditional size of the Greek Theatres
The circular acting area surrounded by seats is called:
How many plays were presented by a single playwright at the Theatre Festival in ancient Greece?
This was the name of a sacred chant or hymn, from which the Greek theatre festivals may have developed
This great leader is often credited with inspiring the Golden Age of GReece. He was a patron of the arts and an important intellect
Which of the following statements is probably true.
Everyone in Athens attended the theatre festivals
A short comic play performed after the tragedies is called
A satyr play
Which of the following is not one of the three essential elements of theatre?
Which of the following culture prohibited theatre? (For the most part.)
All of the above
The Abydos Passion play is probably the earliest form of scripted ritual theatre. This performance celebration came from:
What was the name of the Greek god for who the religous festivals were dedicated. ___________________ was the god of wine, sexuality, theatre and harvest.
The _____________________ was the altar stone found in the center of the orchestras of Greek Theatres. It was once thought to be the place of ritual sacrifice.
____________________ is known as the "Father of Drama." He stood from the chorus in 534BC and spoke dialog ito the chorus.
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